City Picks Developers For Harlem Site, To Advocates’ Disappointment

City Limits reports that the Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) announced today that the agency has selected a development team for the 111th Street site, a large public property within the boundaries of the proposed East Harlem rezoning. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

NYC311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016

NYC311, New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 – surpassing the previous record in 2015 by 5 percent. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine…

Orbach Sells Rhree Harlem Rental Buildings

The Orbach Group sold three Harlem walk-up rental buildings with a combined 41 apartments for $21 million, the firm told The Real Deal. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World Magazine. (You can unsubscribe anytime)Constant Contact…

Op-Ed: Make the MetroCard A Gateway To Opportunity, Not A Barrier

By David R. Jones and Carol Kellermann Affordability is an increasing concern in New York and other growing cities where residents are being squeezed out as housing costs rise faster than incomes. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

Harlem Development With 3 Schools And 1K Apartments

Plans were revealed for a development that will span an entire city block in the southern end of East Harlem during a recent meeting of the Community Board 11 land use committee. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails…

Harlem And NYC Sites Get Landmark Status As Panel Clears Backlog

It has taken more than two years to resolve the bureaucratic quagmire of backlogged buildings at the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Considering that some have been in limbo for four decades, it may have seemed like no time at all. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem…

In Harlem Building, ‘The City Is The Slumlord’

The floorboards of the apartments at 161 West 140th Street cracked below my feet and I was told many times to watch my step because they were considered unstable. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World…

Rev. Calvin Butts Sees Better Times For Abyssinian Development Corp.

Two weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke at Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, where he vowed to defend immigrants from deportation and pledged to protect the rights of all New Yorkers who feel threatened by the incoming Trump administration. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes,…

Harlem RBI’s Wins This Years Governor Hugh L. Carey Award 2016

Mutual of America announced the recipients of its 2016 Community Partnership Award, which annually honors the outstanding contributions that nonprofit organizations, in partnership with public, private and other social sector organizations, make to society. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to…

Op-Ed: A Testament Of Faith For Beyond The Election

By Michael McQuillan “I woke up this morning to a country – and to a reality – that seems darker than I ever had thought I would witness first hand. Become a Harlem Insider! Sign-Up for our Newsletter *Select list(s) to subscribe toHarlem World Magazine Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Harlem World…